Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets: NBA Playoffs Game 4 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 29, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (42-30, 1-2) are 4.5-point favorites heading into Game 4 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Denver Nuggets (47-25, 2-1) at Moda Center on Saturday, starting at 4:00 PM ET on TNT. The Nuggets lead the series 2-1. The matchup has an over/under set at 227.5 points.

BetMGM NBA Betting Odds

Trail Blazers vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -4.5 -110 -110 227.5 -115 -105

Click here to bet on Trail Blazers vs Nuggets and other NBA Basketball games with BetMGM online sports betting.

Point Total Insights

  • Portland’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup total (227.5 points) in 43 out of 75 opportunities (57.3% of matchups).
  • In 49.3% of Denver’s games this season (37 of 75), the total points scored was more than Saturday’s 227.5-point over/under.
  • The Trail Blazers average 116.1 points per game against the Nuggets’ 115.2, totaling 3.8 points over the matchup’s total of 227.5.
  • The 224.8 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 2.7 fewer than the 227.5 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Trail Blazers games is 230.6 points, 3.1 more than the over/under of 227.5 points for this contest.
  • Nuggets’ games have an over/under of 225.6 points this season, 1.9 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland has a winning record against the spread this season, going 37-36 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 4.5-point favorites, the Trail Blazers have an ATS record of 15-14.
  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over in 54.8% of games (40 out of 73 matchups).

Trail Blazers Key Players

  • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in points and assists. He scores 28.8 points per game while also adding 7.5 assists.
  • Portland is led in rebounds by Enes Kanter’s 11.0 per game.
  • Lillard is the top three-point shooter for the Trail Blazers, connecting on 4.1 per game.
  • Robert Covington averages 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Portland.

Find sports betting moneyline, ATS and Over/Under Bets on BetMGM’s online sportsbook.

Trail Blazers Last 10 Games

Trail Blazers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Trail Blazers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/27/2021 Nuggets 120-115 DEN No Home +3.5 219.5 170 -200 Playoffs No Over
5/24/2021 Nuggets 128-109 DEN No Away +10.5 243.5 775 -1400 Playoffs No Under
5/22/2021 Nuggets 123-109 POR Yes Away -9.5 240.5 -1100 700 Playoffs Yes Under
5/16/2021 Nuggets 132-116 POR Yes Home -19.5 239.5 -10000 2200 Regular Season No Over
5/13/2021 Suns 118-117 PHO No Away +2.5 222.5 135 -160 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 4-6 6-4-0 233.8 121.2 112.6 +2.1 38%

Trail Blazers Injuries

Trail Blazers:

Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle)

Place a bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win this game with BetMGM online sportsbook.

Nuggets Betting Data

  • Denver has a winning record against the spread, going 37-36 ATS (covering 50.7% of the time).
  • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Nuggets have a record ATS of 22-18.
  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 39 of 73 (53.4%).

Nuggets Key Players

  • Nikola Jokic is atop nearly all of the Nuggets’ leaderboards by collecting 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists per game.
  • Michael Porter Jr. is the top shooter from distance for the Nuggets, hitting 2.8 threes per game.
  • Denver’s leader in steals is Jokic with 1.3 per game, and its leader in blocks is JaVale McGee with 1.2 per game.

Place a bet on the Denver Nuggets to win this game with BetMGM online sportsbook.

Nuggets Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nuggets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/27/2021 Trail Blazers 120-115 DEN Yes Away -3.5 219.5 -200 170 Playoffs Yes Over
5/24/2021 Trail Blazers 128-109 DEN Yes Home -10.5 243.5 -1400 775 Playoffs Yes Under
5/22/2021 Trail Blazers 123-109 POR No Home +9.5 240.5 700 -1100 Playoffs No Under
5/16/2021 Trail Blazers 132-116 POR No Away +19.5 239.5 2200 -10000 Regular Season Yes Over
5/14/2021 Pistons 104-91 DEN Yes Away -9.5 215.5 -900 600 Regular Season Yes Under
Nuggets Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 7-3 4-6-0 229.4 116 113.4 +1.5 38.5%

Nuggets Injuries

Nuggets:

Will Barton: Out (Hamstring),

Jamal Murray: Out For Season (Knee),

PJ Dozier: Out (Adductor)

X